Change the government with 'Code for'

For Code for NL, we were present at the Code for America Summit in Oakland. This movement grows fast: there are about 1,200 visitors at this 5th edition, of which are at least 60% first time visitors. Code for America succeeds in connecting the technical optimism of Silicon Valley to people that strive for social innovation, not just for the upper class, but for everyone.

Some good examples of projects and apps that were awarded at this summitcan be found here: More about our visit to the conference can be found in the Dutch version of this blog post.

Waag Society is the iniator of Code for NL. Do you want to change the government from the iside? And be part of an international network of civic innovators? Code for NL is still looking for new fellows!

Recent blog posts

- Wednesday 07 February 2018

An active group of citizens makes great progress with sustainable mobility and connectedness in the area. Intern Hub Coumans about the pilot of the EU project MUV.

- Tuesday 06 February 2018

Waag Society supported the Spaarne Hospital hospital in organizing a hackathon, for an even more senior friendly hospital.

- Thursday 01 February 2018

Healthcare demands and solutions are changing rapidly. Open-source hardware will play an important role in the future.

- Tuesday 30 January 2018

Can we learn about ourselves by studying outer space? In ongoing research Waag Society is exploring human outer space activities.

- Friday 26 January 2018

Together with residents of Buitenveldert, we look for practical solutions to create a greener and healthier neighbourhood. On January 22nd we held the first meeting.